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All Opinions Are Local: November 1, 2009 - November 7, 2009

Policing speech is part of a good school's job

By Tom Farquhar Potomac Post education blogger Valerie Strauss concluded that “sanity was restored” when Churchill High School officials reversed their decision to cancel a student production of “Chicago” [The Answer Sheet, Oct. 29]. Later she said, “I think this...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  November 6, 2009; 6:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
 
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A page from the Redskins' playbook

By Jill Homan Washington District residents have seen it before with Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder. But now, we are witnessing it with the D.C. Council’s approach to Schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee. Micromanagement does not work. While Snyder’s poor...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  November 5, 2009; 5:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
 
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How Rhee lost her teachers

By Virginia R. Pass Silver Spring I do not understand The Post’s trust in D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee. She is running roughshod over the rights of teachers, all the while claiming that she is acting in the best...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  November 5, 2009; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
 
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The wife app

By Bonnie Marcus Oakton My husband got an iPhone last month. It’s as if he died and went to heaven. I have been instructed to stop calling him so much and just send him an e-mail. This could be the...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  November 4, 2009; 11:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
 
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Addition through subtraction at one D.C. school

By Mary Siddall Washington Once a month, the principal of my daughter’s D.C. public school — Ross Elementary in Northwest — hosts an informal coffee with parents. It’s always held in the morning, right after the children are dropped off....

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  November 3, 2009; 5:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (35)
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